AAS Health Information Billing and Coding

This program is designed for individuals interested in pursuing a career path in Health Information Management and Technology.

Program Outcomes

At the conclusion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Apply Revenue cycle management skills including medical coding and reimbursement methodologies.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of professional ethics and confidentiality as required of a healthcare professional.
  • Apply the navigation of electronic and manual healthcare records systems and medical claims software.
  • Apply knowledge of medical coding, practice management, and healthcare reimbursement for payer collections and audits.
  • Identify accurate health information documentation for the organization, patients, and third party payers.
  • Apply legal principles, policies, and standards to protect the privacy and security of health information.
  • Reference and utilize payer websites for preauthorization, data interchange, and claims processing.
  • Apply knowledge of anatomy, physiology, and medical terminology necessary to correctly code provider diagnoses and services.

The College Catalog/Student Handbook has more details about this degree.

AAS Health Information Billing and Coding